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Tips to stop headphones from damaging your hearing

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The problem with headphones is that the volume can go louder than 100 decibels, and this can cause hearing damage after just 15 minutes of listening.

You can safely listen to 85 decibels for eight hours, but every time you go up three decibels, you have to halve the amount of time that’s safe. 

Portable devices have an option in their settings to ensure volume won’t exceed a certain level. 

Noise -cancelling headphones are safest as they block outside sound and that stops you cranking the volume above it. Over-ear headphones are better than ear buds which close the cavity and direct all sound directly into your ear canal.

https://www.smh.com.au/lifestyle/health-and-wellness/how-to-stop-your-headphones-from-damaging-your-hearing-20210705-p5870t.html

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Unwanted Life @ 2021.08.14 3:20 AM
I need this. I've had tinnitus for the last 20 years.

Lynn Wood @ 2021.08.14 5:00 PM
I woke up one night hearing a drumming sound and walked around the house trying to figure out where it was coming from, then realised it was me! I went to the doctor as soon as I could and he discovered it was a build up of wax in my ear. I was very relieved when he took it out and the sound went away. I hope there is a solution to your issue and the advice in this post helps prevent damage to others.


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